Taxon: Vitex trifolia L.

 
Genus: Vitex
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Viticoideae
Nomen number: 41841
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:638. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):502. 1999; Herbs Commerce ed2; F Ceylon)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Shandong, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Taiwan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh ; India Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Karnataka; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: India Andaman and Nicobar; Myanmar ; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia Kalimantan, Celebes, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra; Malaysia Sarawak, Penang, Malacca, Perak; Philippines Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Masbate, Palawan
    • Papuasia: New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands ; French Polynesia Marquesas Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji ; New Caledonia Loyalty Islands

  • Naturalized


    Cultivated


References:

  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust) 50:367.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):502.
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). 1997-1998 (F Andhra Prad)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Vitex trifolia L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.